Books Tagged ‘Philosophy’

De Profundis (From the Depths)

Subject: Nonfiction

De Profundis (Latin: “from the depths”) is a letter written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to “Bosie” (Lord Alfred Douglas). In ...

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Notes from Underground

Subject: Fiction

Dostoevsky’s most revolutionary novel, Notes from Underground marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each cen...

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The Art of War (Sunzi bing fa)

Subject: Nonfiction

The Art of War is an ancient Chinese military treatise dating from the Late Spring and Autumn Period (roughly 5th century BC). The work, which is attributed to the ancient Chine...

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The Communist Manifesto

Subject: Philosophy

The Communist Manifesto, originally the Manifesto of the Communist Party (German: Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei), is an 1848 political document by German philosophers Karl...

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On Liberty

Subject: Philosophy

On Liberty is a philosophical essay by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, it applies Mill’s ethical system of utilitarianism to society and state. Mill suggests sta...

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The Poetics of Aristotle

Subject: Philosophy

Aristotle’s Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In this text Aristotle offers an...

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Second Treatise of Government

Subject: Philosophy

Second Treatise of Government (or Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, The False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Over...

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The Problems of Philosophy

Subject: Philosophy

The Problems of Philosophy is a 1912 book by the philosopher Bertrand Russell, in which the author attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy....

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Meditations

Subject: Philosophy

Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exer...

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The Confessions of St. Augustine

Subject: Philosophy

Confessions (Latin: Confessiones) is the name of an autobiographical work by Saint Augustine of Hippo, written in Latin between 397 and 400 AD. The work outlines Saint Augustine...

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